A Black History Month Celebration in the Great Gallery

The history of African Americans and the Vote will be the centerpiece of a Great Performances event held in the Great Gallery at the Toledo Museum of Art. A Black History Month Celebration, this two-part program, with a spoken-word presentation on Saturday, February 22, and a musical performance on Sunday, February 23, is organized by

Brahms v. Radiohead at the Valentine

Radiohead’s landmark 1997 release, OK Computer, with its slow drama and conceptual sweeps of sound, has earned a cult following on its own, but fans will enjoy a new way to hear the album on March 7. The Toledo Symphony has teamed up with Stereo Hideout Productions and composer, conductor, producer, DJ, arranger, songwriter, pianist,

Handmade Toledo and Holland Haus Host Collaborative show

The DIY music space experts at Holland Haus are joining forces with the DIY everything experts at Handmade Toledo for a night of great tunes. Bands include Youngstown alternative rockers The Safest Ledge, Bowling Green hard rock quartet The Casket Company, Toledo’s “music for the emotionally unstable,” Sick Jeans and Toledo metalcore outlet Into the

Jlin, a musical experience

Jlin began producing music in 2008; her debut track “Erotic Heat” pushed her to the front of the up-and-comers line, and her 2015 full-length, Dark Energy, was also well-received.

33rd Black History Month Blues Series in Michigan

The longest-running blues celebration in Michigan returns for another year of performances and historical perspective. The 33rd Black History Month Blues Series with a series of free concerts around the city. From Chicgao’s Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials (February 4), to a rare solo concert by Adam Weiner (February 18), the Series culminates in

Big Band Night at the Bay

An evening of bold and brassy big band sounds will blow you away when Big Band Night at the Bay hosts local favorites the Night Session Big Band Orchestra. Package includes a night’s stay at the lodge, a buffet dinner for two and all the dancing you can handle. $209 | 5:30-10pm | Saturday, February

Erin Zindle & The Ragbirds Return to The Village Idiot

Erin Zindle & The Ragbirds migrate to Maumee for a long-awaited live show. The Ann Arbor global folk-rock quartet lands at The Village Idiot January 31 for a soaring two-set performance, their first appearance at the venue in nearly a decade. The show will also double as Zindle’s birthday celebration. A special place “The Village

Experience Djangophonique

Created by the son of a Motown musician and inspired by a Parisian Jazz great, Django Reinhardt, Andrew Brown’s Djangophonique is a one-of-a-kind musical experience. Enjoy soothing jazz favorites and fast-paced swing pieces as Brown and his band run the gamut. $15 | 7-9pm | Saturday, February 8 Metroparks Toledo Brookwood Facility, 5604 Swan Creek

4th annual Ramm Jam

Get in the groove with four local acts that bring the funk during the 4th annual Ramm Jam, a psychedelic showcase led by Toledo musician Jason Ramm. The lineup features jam-fusion from Ramm’s The Funk Factory, punky surf sounds from The Essentials, reggae from Columbus-based The Quasi Kings, and the stylings of Ramm and Derrick

Toledo Jazz Orchestra and Hot Latin Jazz

Warm-up on a chilly January night as the Toledo Jazz Orchestra performs Hot Latin Jazz numbers during this first show of the year. From Cha-cha to Bossa Nova, Samba, Tango and more, prepare to be enchanted by lively and hip-swinging rhythms. Get ready to dance! 7pm, doors | 8pm, performance | $28+ | Saturday, January